Saturday, January 29, 2011

Christmas Rules SAL Block One

Yes! Yes, yes, YES! I did it! I met my January goals :o) I know it's not the end of the month yet but I doubt I'll complete another project in the next few days. LOL!

Here is block one of Christmas Rules by LK -

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I love the little cardinal :o)

So here's what the whole thing looks like so far -

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I apologize for the terrible pictures. You really can't see just how warm that Light Mocha fabric is.

Not only did I finish a WIP but I managed to squeeze in my SAL AND an ornament sized project during the month of January. I'm very pleased :o) Next month I'll tackle block two of Christmas Rules and start my SAL with Jenn. Sabrina is also going to be coming back out. I see there were some worries out there that Lady Of The Mist might take over but I'm a one woman girl ;o) "Not that there's anything wrong with that!" ~ Seinfeld.

On Friday I had another good mail day when a package arrived from Nia :o) We did a swap and this is what she sent to me -

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I wanted one of the gorgeous table runners that she had on her Blog and I wasn't disappointed! Nia snuck in some lovely ribbons and those can always be used :o) Hopefully my package will get to her just as quickly. Thank you Nia!


23 comments:

Jenn's Crafty World said...

It's already looking great!
What do you plan on stitching on the table runner?
I'll be glad to see Sabrina again. Really I want to see her finished so you can get started on your newest Mirabilia!
jenn

Annie said...

The block looks great! Nice to be on time.

Love that table runner from Nia. You pick very good exchange partners!

Alberta said...

Don't you have a bounce in your step today? Good for you! Can't wait to see what February brings you!

Heather said...

looking great, I am waiting for my material to arrive then I am starting too

Parsley said...

Lovely! I started to create my own stitchy project today and it FLOPPED but hey...never know until you try.

I saw creme eggs today in our store. Gonna have hubs buy me some for Valentines day :-)

Myra said...

Congratulations! I love the little cardinal too. :o) I am really trying to resist Halloween Rules - it is so darn cute too.

Carolyn said...

Christmas rules is looking great. You are doing good meeting your stitching goals. Good for you! What a beautiful table runner.

Karen said...

Great progress for the month! Happy stitching....

Carol said...

What a gorgeous gift from Nia! And congratulations on meeting your January goals--I especially love that first "rule." Something I've always tried to instill in my kids :)

Pointed Stitcher said...

I love your Christmas Rules, it looks great.

Rachael xxx said...

Well done on your progress, I can't wait to see your progress next month!

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

Christmas rules is darling and rule #1, I love. That cardinal is so cute!

Looking forward to seeing more of Sabrina in the near future, too!

Daffycat said...

Oh my, you have a wonderful start on you L*K SAL! I really love the Cardinal block.

A lovely gift from Nia!

Good job meeting your goals this month!

Lisa said...

Christmas Rules is looking wonderful, I so love LK designs, just wish I could stitch faster so I dare start some of these myself.

mumzy said...

Love that cardinal. The whole block looks lovely.

Your exchange package is great. Also, looking forward to seeing Sabrina back.

{{{Love and Big Hugs}}}
Mom

And This Little Pig said...

What a beautiful table runner, you are one lucky girl I will have to duck over and have a look at Nia's blog.

Beautiful stitching, it is annoying when you cannot get the linen colour right, you so want to show everyone how truly lovely it is!

Looking forward to more finishes as the year progresses.

Oh and Cathey the puppies are here!!

LiBBiE in Oz

♥ Nia said...

Yes Yes Yes! I did it too! :D *happy dance* heheheh
I had a hard time taking a picture too =/ Bad weather!
I was taking photos by day but this weekend the weather was my enemy! I posted one final photo today :)
I'm loving this!!! :D

Will you be stitching Sabrina this week? :)
I think I'll go for the next block in Christmas Rules, not sure yet. I have to make goals for the month, it works good ;) hehehe

I'll send you more anytime!! With pleasure :D
Have a lovely week!! Sweet hug

Julie said...

Block 1 looks great.

Laura said...

Congrats on meeting your stitching goals this month. That's always a great feeling!

Rachel S said...

That is looking really good. Can't wait to see the progress.

Tatkis said...

Christmas rules looks so cute :)
And congratulations with the parcel :)))

Hugs,
Tatyana

Lisa said...

christmas rules is looking great the colours are so bright and cheerful

Sharon said...

It's always great to meet goals! Looks good, I have been tempted by this one myself.